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David Hasselhoff is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as "The Most Watched TV Star in the World.” You probably remember him as the hunky lifeguard in the 90’s TV series Baywatch. Before he rode the jet ski, he starred in Knight Rider – the 1980’s U.S. science-fiction series. In between those two television programs he launched a successful German-language pop career.
But you don’t become the most watched TV star in the world on only two programs. Hasselhoff also played Dr. William "Snapper" Foster, Jr. on U.S. soap opera The Young and the Restless in the late 70’s and 80’s.
In the 2000’s he judged contestants on America’s Got Talent and then was judged as a contestant on Dancing with the Stars.
He's publicly battled alcohol and in 2007 a home video surfaced of an intoxicated Hasselhoff eating a cheeseburger on the floor.
His daughter, Taylor Ann was filming the video and repeatedly says to her famous father, "Tell me you are going to stop." After the incident Hasselhoff admitted that he had suffered a “brief relapse... . I have seen the tape. I have learned from it and I am back on my game.”